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Graduate Programs

Oakland University offers more than 130 Master's, Doctoral and Certificate Programs.

Please click on one of the following headings provided below for more information.  

LIST OF ALL GRADUATE PROGRAMS

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS
 
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematical Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences: Health and Environmental Chemistry
Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences: Medical Physics 
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Informatics 
Doctor of Philosophy in Education: Counseling 
Doctor of Philosophy in Education: Early Childhood Education 
Doctor of Philosophy in Education: Educational Leadership 
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Reading Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Systems Engineering
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy
Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy
 
EDUCATION SPECIALIST
 
Education Specialist in Early Education and Intervention
Education Specialist in Leadership
 
MASTER'S PROGRAMS
 
Executive Master of Business Administration
Master of Accounting
Master of Arts in Biology
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Master of Arts in Communication
Master of Arts in Counseling 
Master of Arts in English 
Master of Arts in History 
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies 
Master of Arts in Linguistics
Master of Arts in Mathematics 
Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education
Master of Arts in Teaching in Reading and Language Arts 
Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education
Master of Business Administration 
Master of Education in Early Childhood Education 
Master of Education in Educational Leadership 
Master of Education in Educational Studies
Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership 
Master of Education in Special Education
Master of Education in Teacher Leadership 
Master of Music in Conducting
Master of Music in Instrumental Performance
Master of Music in Music Education 
Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy
Master of Music in Piano Performance
Master of Music in Vocal Pedagogy
Master of Music in Vocal Performance
Master of Public Administration
Master of Public Health
Master of Science in Applied Statistics
Master of Science in Biology
Master of Science in Chemistry
Master of Science in Computer Science
Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Master of Science in Embedded Systems
Master of Science in Engineering Management
Master of Science in Exercise Science 
Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering
Master of Science in Industrial Applied Mathematics
Master of Science in Information Technology Management
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering 
Master of Science in Mechatronics
Master of Science in Nursing: Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing: Forensic Nursing - Extended Application Deadline for Fall 16 Semester: June 1st 2016
Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia
Master of Science in Physics
Master of Science in Psychology
Master of Science in Safety Management 
Master of Science in Software Engineering and Information Technology
Master of Science in Systems Engineering 
Master of Training and Development 
 
GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
 
Graduate Certificate in Advanced Microcomputer Applications 
Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: Basic 
Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: Comprehensive 
Graduate Certificate in Autism for Multiple Disciplines 
Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder Education: Basic 
Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder Education: Advanced 
Graduate Certificate in Biomedical Sciences  
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Exercise Science  
Graduate Certificate in Conducting 
Graduate Certificate in Corporate and Worksite Wellness
Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacies and Learning 
Graduate Certificate in Emotional Impairment: Basic 
Graduate Certificate in Emotional Impairment: Advanced 
Graduate Certificate in Exercise Science  
Graduate Certificate in Instrumental Performance 
Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB Teacher Award Level 1)
Graduate Certificate in Music Education 
Graduate Certificate in Neurological Rehabilitation 
Graduate Certificate in Oncology Rehabilitation 
Graduate Certificate in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy  
Graduate Certificate in Orthopedics  
Graduate Certificate in Pediatric Rehabilitation
Graduate Certificate in Piano Pedagogy
Graduate Certificate in Piano Performance
Graduate Certificate in Productivity Improvement
Graduate Certificate in Specific Learning Disability: Basic 
Graduate Certificate in Specific Learning Disability: Advanced 
Graduate Certificate in Statistical Methods
Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for Rehabilitation Professionals 
Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as Second Language 
Graduate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy
Graduate Certificate in Vocal Performance
Graduate Certificate in Forensic Nursing 
 
POST-MASTER'S GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
 
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Accounting
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Business Economics
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Central Office Administration
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Conducting
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Court Administration
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Leadership
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship 
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Finance
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in General Management
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Health Care Administration
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Instrumental Performance
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in International Business
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Management Information Systems
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Marketing
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Music Education
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Organization and Management
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Nurse Anesthesia 
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Piano Pedagogy
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Piano Performance
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Production/Operations Management
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Reading, Language Arts and Literature: 16 credits and 32 credits
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy
Post-Master's Graduate Certificate in Vocal Performance
 
ENDORSEMENTS
 
Teaching English as a Second Language Endorsement
 
CERTIFICATION
 
Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate (TESL)
 
PERFORMER'S CERTIFICATE
 
Performer's Certificate in Piano
 

UPCOMING NEW GRADUATE PROGRAMS

LATEST PROPOSALS APPROVED BY GRADUATE COUNCIL
Master of Music in World Percussion PerformanceApproved 10/7/2015
Master of Science in Cyber SecurityApproved 11/04/2015

 

ACCREDITED PROGRAMS

To view the full list of Accredited Programs offered at Oakland University please click here!

UNIVERSITY ACCREDITATION

Higher Learning Commission of NCA
North Central Association
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
Voice: (312) 263-0456 / Fax: (312) 263-7462 

  • Accreditation - 1966 to Present
  • Last comprehensive evaluation, 2009
  • Next comprehensive evaluation, 2018-2019
  • ll programs: B,M,S,D (Bachelor, Masters, Specialization, Doctorate)
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Music
NASM (National Association of Schools of Music) - Last visit (Fall 2012), Next visit (Fall 2022)
  • Master of Music in Conducting (Choral, Instrumental)
  • Master of Music in Music Education
  • Master of Music in Pedagogy (Piano, Voice) 
  • Master of Music in Performance (Instrumental, Piano, Voice)
  • Graduate and Post-Master's Certificates (Conducting, Music Education, Pedagogy, Performance)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education
  • Music Preparatory Division

Chemistry
        ACS (American Chemical Society) - Last visit (Winter 2014), Next visit (To be announced)

Public Administration
        NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration) - Last visit (Winter 2015),
        Next visit (To be announced)

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Business Accreditation from AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
Last visit (October 2013), Next Visit (Fall 2018)
  • Business Program

Accounting Accreditation from AACSB International - Last visit (October 2013), Next visit (Fall 2018)

  • Accounting Program
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES
Counseling
        CACREP (Council for Accreditations of Counseling and Related Educational Programs) 
        Last visit (Winter 2010), Next visit (Winter 2018) 

Educational Leadership
        MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Program Reviews

  • School Principal - Approved
  • Central Office Administrator - State standards are under development

Human Development and Child Studies
        MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Program Reviews

  • Early Childhood Education (General and Special Education) Endorsement
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Emotional Impaired Endorsement
  • Learning Disability Endorsement

All Teaching Endorsements offered are currently approved and will remain valid until changes in the State Standards in any discipline necessitate a new review. 

Reading and Language Arts 
        MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Programs Review

  • Language Arts (TEAC Review, 2012)
  • Reading Specialist (TEAC Review, 2012) 
  • Reading Teacher (TEAC Review, 2012) 

All Teaching Endorsements offered are currently approved and will remain valid until changes in the State Standards in any discipline necessitate a new review. 

Teacher Development and Educational Studies
        TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council) fully accredited (June 2008) - Last visit (Spring 2013),
         Next visit (To be Announced) 

Initial Certification

  • MAT in Elementary or Secondary Education

MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Title ll Report Card Winter, 2007, Status: Exemplary
(68 out of 70 points), Winter, 2008, Status: Exemplary (65 out of 70 points)

  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

MDE (Michigan Department of Education) - Endorsement Program Reviews

  • Art (K-12), Biology (Sec Only), Chemistry (Sec Only), Economics (Sec Only), English (Sec Only), History (Sec Only), Integrated Science (Elem Only), Language Arts (Elem Only), Mathematics (Elem & Sec), Modern Language (K-12), Music (K-12), Physics (Sec Only), Political Science (Sec Only), Social Studies (Elem & Sec)

All Teaching Endorsements offered are currently approved and will remain valid until changes in the State Standards in any discipline necessitate a new review for the corresponding endorsement program. 

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
EAC (Engineering Accreditation Commission) of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology), Last visit (Fall 2014), Next visit (To be determined) for undergraduate programs in: 
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering 

CAC (Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET), Last visit (Fall 2011), Next visit (Fall 2014)
for undergraduate programs in: 

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES
CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapist Education) - Last visit (Spring 2010),
Next visit (Spring 2020) 
  • Physical Therapy Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

ASAC (Applied Science Accreditation Commission) of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) - Last visit (Summer 2011), Next visit (Summer 2017)

National Wellness Institute (NWI) - Last visit (October 2009). Accredited for 7 years. Students with 2.75 GPA automatically eligible to register as Certified Wellness Practitioners (CWP), Next visit (2017)

  • Wellness, Health Promotion and Injury Prevention Program - Next visit (October 2016)
SCHOOL OF NURSING

CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) - Last visit (Spring 2012), Next visit (Spring 2022).
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Next visit (Spring 2017)

CANAEP (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs) - Last visit (Spring 2012), Next visit (Fall 2022)

  • Nurse Anesthetist Master's Program